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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 20, 20 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1875-5607 (Online)
ISSN: 1389-5575 (Print)
This journal supports open access

In the current pandemic scenario, publication process of all articles related to Coronavirus will be expedited, for timely publication of much needed research

Meet the Executive Guest Editor(s)

P. Chawla
ISF College of Pharmacy
Dr. Pooja A Chawla is working as Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, ISF College of Pharmacy Moga, India. She has nearly 15 years of experience in the research, discovery and development of biologically active pharmaceuticals. Dr. Chawla holds a PhD degree in Medicinal Chemistry and has published 3 books, 5 book chapters and more than 50 papers in national/international journals and is serving as a reviewer for international journals of repute. She also presented a poster at FIP 2011 and CTDDR 2013 and delivered an oral talk at World Chemistry Congress, Dubai 2019. Dr. Chawla has been awarded as Bentham Ambassador for the year 2019-20. She is always willing to learn more and more in the pharmaceutical field and upgrade her knowledge. She has guided 47 post graduate projects and her research team consists of 9 master and 4 doctoral research scholars.

N. Desai
Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavngar University
With 37 years of teaching and research experience, Professor Nisheeth Desai was working as Professor & Head, Department of Chemistry at Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar, India and published more than 131 research papers in national and international journals. At Present he is working as BRS faculty fellow, University Grants Commission, New Delhi in the same Department. His research group has developed expertise in the synthesis of smart hybrid heterocyclic molecules with eco-friendly novel methodologies for the development of antimicrobial agents. The cumulative impact factor of his publications is more than 190, with 2252 citations, H index 27 and i10 index is 72. He has successfully guided 44 Ph.D students. His experience spans to being a reviewer for internationally reputed journals with high impact factors. A feather in the cap being 2 Indian patents and having undertaken research projects for all the funding agencies in India. He is a recipient of prestigious "Carrier Award for Young Scientist" from the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

S. Kabilan
Annamalai University
Dr. S. Kabilan is presently serving as a Professor and Dean at the Department of Chemistry, Annamalai University in India. He completed his M.Sc in 1982 and Ph.D. in 1989 in Chemistry Annamalai University, India. His research interest includes the Synthesis of biological active Organic compounds and reaction dynamics. Currently working on Designing active molecules using Schrodinger software, followed by synthesizing the active molecules. Completed projects CSIR-2, DBT, DBT(NEC), ICMR and UGC. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.

J.-Q. Liu
Guangdong Medical University
Jian-Qiang Liu received Ph.D from Northwest University. He completed his postdoc at Tsinghua University (with Prof. Lin Mei, 2015-2016) and has been working as a full professor at Guangdong Medical University. His research interests include multifunctional metal-organic framework nanomaterials, and stimuli-responsive (bio) polymers. He has published more than 50 papers. H-index = 22. He has been appointed as an editorial board member of several journals, such as: Interdisciplinary Journal of Chemistry; and EC Pharmacology and Toxicology etc.

V. Pokrovsky
Peoples' Friendship University
Dr Vadim Pokrovsky received his PhD in Oncology from the Blokhin Cancer Research Centre in 2010. Currently, he is the Head of the laboratory of combined treatment at the N.N. Blokhin Cancer Research Center. Also, he is the Professor and the Head of Department of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, People’s Friendship University. Besides, he is a reviewer for international Journals such as Recent Patents on Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery, Clinical and Translational Oncology, etc., and is a member of several professional societies (EACR, ASCO, AACR). Moreover, he has published several papers in well-reputed journals.

B.B. Shingate
Marathwada University
Dr. Bapurao B. Shingate is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Maharashtra (INDIA). He did Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Organic Chemistry from Department of Chemistry, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad in 1999. Also, he did Ph.D. from Division of Organic Chemistry, National Chemical Laboratory, University of Pune, Pune (2010). Dr. Shingate has numerous scientific publications to his credit. He has received various honors/awards for his contributions over the years.

E. Sobarzo-Sánchez
Universidad Central de Chile
Eduardo Marcelo Sobarzo Sanchez is a Full Professor and Researcher at the Instituto de Investigación e Innovación en Salud (I3S), Universidad Central de Chile (CHILE). He was a professor and researcher at the University of Chile (CHILE) and University of Santiago de Compostela (USC, SPAIN), wherein he followed as an associate researcher at the Faculty of Pharmacy (USC) in the field of Natural Products- Medicinal Chemistry against CNS diseases, experimental studies about drug delivery systems and parasitology. From these research lines, there have been generated more than 100 scientific articles of high impact factor in the field of Chemistry, Pharmacy and Nanotechnology compiled in several journals.

S.J.J. Titinchi
University of the Western Cape
Cape Town
(South Africa)
Dr. Salam Titinchi is an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa. He obtained his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He has published more than 60 scientific articles and conference proceedings in the field of catalysis, medicinal chemistry and nanomaterial and edited a book and authored two book chapters on drug delivery and catalysis. He serves on the editorial boards of an international scientific journal. His research interests lie in the field of design and synthesis of new potential anticancer compounds, coordination polymers and advanced nanomaterial for environmental applications and green chemistry.

A.P. Toropova
Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS
Alla P. Toropova (PhD) has been working in Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milano, Italy. She had published of about 240 papers in international journals on QSPR/QSAR analysis for inorganic and organometallic compounds, in particular, thermodynamic properties of coordination compounds of bioactive metals, and thermodynamic properties (e.g. solubility) of nano substances. She has been working since over 20 years in the fields of Chemoinformatics and Nanoinformatics. She also has made scientific collaborations with many experts in the fields of Chemoinformatics and Nanoinformatics throughout the world.

X. Zeng
Sun Yat-sen University
Dr. Xiang Zeng is a Professor at the Department of Histology and Embryology, Sun Yat-sen University, P.R.China. He received his PhD from Center from Stem Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, P.R.China. His research interests include stem cell and tissue engineering for CNS repair, R&D of drugs and gene therapies targeting CNS trauma, stem cell based glioma-targeted gene therapy and diagnosis and treatment for traumatic brain injury. He has published more than 30 peer-reviewed and 3 book chapters.


Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS
(32052 citations)
Honorary Life Fellow
Kings College
University of Cambridge
M. Iqbal Choudhary
(27325 citations)
H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry
University of Karachi
Davide Barreca
Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences
University of Messina
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Journal History

Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry was launched in 2001. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary and Dr. Davide Barreca are the Co-Editors of the journal.
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